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Release of 2017 ACT Native Grassland Strategy and Action Plans

Natural Temperate Grasslands (NTG) are considered to be one of the most threatened Australian ecosystems, and are listed in the ACT as ‘Endangered’ and listed nationally as ‘Critically Endangered’. The ACT contains significant remnants of the remaining extent of NTG in the region. As such, our native grasslands are a priority for protection and management.

Save our Scarlet Robin Workshop, Bombala 9 Dec by Lesley Ishiyama

SATURDAY 9 DEC 2017. Twenty enthusiastic Monaro landholders attended a K2C Save our Scarlet Robin (SoSR) Workshop at Monaro Native Tree Nursery, Bombala. The workshop was organised by K2C's Lesley Ishiyama and Ryl Parker and is part of the Local Land Services, the Save our Scarlet Robin program, funded by NSW Environmental Trust.

K2C mini forum on ACT Government Weeds Strategy

8 DECEMBER Nineteen people attended the recent K2C’s mini forum to hear Steve Taylor’s presentation on “the Government’s Approach to Weed Management”. Steve along with Jenny Connolly, also present, make up the ACT Weeds Team. Between them, they direct the resources devoted to the ACT weed work, and illustrate what can be achieved by a small team of well-informed and strategically-focused people using the latest technology.

Annual General Meeting, 8 Dec 2017

The Kosciuszko to Coast Partnership held its AGM Annual General Meeting on 8 Dec 2017. This news includes the Chair's Report, including a more detailed Addenda, item reports on meeting, the K2C Incorporated President's Report, and the Auditor's report.

Common Centaury (Centaurium erythraea)

There has been some concern about the amount of Common Centaury (Centaurium erythraea) in our region this year. There have been queries about whether it is a wildflower or not, and what we have to do to control it if it is an introduced species.

Landcare Exchange

Goulburn Landcarers were treated to a tour of the Landcare and Bushcare sites in the Southern Highlands as part of a sub-regional Landcare exchange initiative.

Old records blitzed by new research

One hundred people and eleven ecologists descended on Wombeyan Caves in early November to help improve the flora and fauna record of the well-known and loved national park. Hosted by the Kanangra to Wyangala (K2W) Partnership, the Wombeyan Bioblitz provided people with three days of opportunity to participate in wildlife surveys, looking at everything from orchids to birds, bats and insects.

Newsletter - Summer 2017

MDBA Visit, AGM and Election Results, Reports from the EO and Implementation Officer, updates from EWAG, NSWIC, OEH, SAP, Murray LLS Billabong Yanco Project, CEWO.